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Innovation in Academic, Spiritual and Emotional Growth


Kindergarten Curriculum

M-F 8:15a - 3:30p

Teacher - Donna Schelen

Mrs. Donna Schelen has been with Crown of Life Lutheran School for fourteen years.  She has over twenty-five years of experience teaching kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and preschool.  Mrs. Schelen has her Illinois Teaching Certificate and a Bachelor of Arts degree.  She is an active member at Crown of Life Lutheran Church and is a Sunday School Group Leader.

Mrs. Schelen and her husband Kevin have twin girls, Rachel and Rebecca. While not teaching she enjoys reading, spending time with family, and cooking.

Topics Covered:

  • Weekly Chapel with a focus on learning the books of the Bible
  • Open center time to build social skills
  • Math topics which include an in-depth exploration of the numbers 0-20, beginning addition and subtraction, geometry, graphing, and time and money
  • Language Arts covers areas of reading skills, writing skills, phonics, grammar, and speaking skills
  • Science units cover motion, living things, earth and the sky
  • Social studies topics include rules, responsibilities, needs and wants, time, history, earth, seasons, holidays, and maps
  • Religion will cover 1-2 Bible stories per week along with a memory verse to learn

Special Activities:

  • Green Meadows Farm
  • Pumpkin Exploration
  • Reading Buddies
  • Book Character Day
  • Thanksgiving Feast
  • Christmas Musical & Class Party
  • Valentine’s Party
  • Easter Celebration
  • Casa Manana Field Trip
  • 100 day celebration
  • Art Show
  • Special Person’s Day
  • Book Fair

Disclaimer: Current teachers listed are 2017/2018 school year.

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